Wednesday, December 11, 2019

Oil pipeline CEO tells Federal Energy Conference: ‘It’s a great time to be in...

The EIA conference, hosted by the federal agency that tracks energy industry trends and statistics, would focus on a decidedly different topic: the booming oil and gas industry.

Government could hold migrant families indefinitely in unlicensed detention centers under new plan

New Trump administration regulations would dismantle the landmark Flores agreement and allow authorities to release children only to a parent or legal guardian – even if those adult guardians are detained.

Trump administration and California are on collision course over vehicle emissions rules

It sets up an unprecedented legal battle between California and the federal government while breaking with decades of practice on regulating tailpipe pollution.

An Angry White House Vows to Confront Netanyahu, but Will It End Key US...

Is the White House prepared to end longstanding U.S. support for the occupation? After the White House found out Israeli was spying on U.S.-Iran talks and giving the information to Republican-controlled Congress, that question is up for debate.

In defense of being maladjusted

“I never intend to adjust myself to the evils of segregation and the crippling effects of discrimination. I never intend to adjust...

What’s next for the youth climate lawsuit

Despite continued court delays, confidence remains high among the young people suing the government for its support of fossil fuels.

Undocumented black migrants build an informal organizing network

Undocumented black migrants are building an informal network to help each other navigate their uncertain immigration status in the U.S.

Air pollution can cross the placenta, reach the fetus, in human pregnancies

"This is the most vulnerable period of life. All the organ systems are in development. For the protection of future generations, we have to reduce exposure."

The story behind the world’s first private refugee sponsorship program

“There are seven countries right now designing programs based on what they’ve learned about ours.”

Dutch court of appeals upheld aggressive greenhouse gas emissions reduction, puts government on notice

"The court of appeal's decision puts all governments on notice. They must act now, or they will be held to account."